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Current Week's Meeting

December 10, 2019

Village Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers

Council Agenda rEmarks

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Council Agenda - December 10, 2019

Council Meeting Minutes - December 3, 2019

Meetings Schedule

Consent Agenda      

  • A. BIL 2019-8443  No. 6496 - December 10, 2019
  • B. MOT 2019-8408 A motion authorizing a three-year contract to Thomson Elevator Inspection Services, Inc. in the amount of $34,000 for elevator inspection, testing, plan review, and variance review services
  • C. MOT 2019-8399 A motion issuing the 2020 class A scavenger license to Allied Waste Services of North America, LLC
  • D. MOT 2019-8409 A motion authorizing a contract to Suburban Laboratories, Geneva, Illinois in the amount of $15,674 for laboratory Services for drinking water testing
  • E.  RES 2019-8419  A resolution authorizing a second extension to the contract with Robinson Engineering, Ltd. 
  • F.  RES 2019-8418  A resolution authorizing an extension to the contract with Engineering Resource Associates
  • G. MOT 2019-8410 A motion authorizing $1,376,811.35 for five 2020 Ford police interceptor utility hybrids, one Bobcat S740 skid-steer loader, one Stepp SPHD asphalt patching trailer, one 2020 Ford Expedition, one 2020 Ford Escape, one Ford F-450, four 2021 Peterbilt 348 snow plow trucks and one 2020 Chrysler Pacifica Minivan
  • H. RES 2019-8431  A resolution amending the Downers Grove compensation plan by adopting a revised plan effective May 1, 2020
  • I.  MIN 2019-8444 Note receipt of minutes of boards and commissions
Active Agenda
  • A  RES 2019-8407 A resolution granting historic landmark designation for 5329 Meadow Lane
  • B. ORD 2019-8390 An ordinance amending the 2020 stormwater utility rate
  • C. ORD 2019-8389 An ordinance amending the rates charged for water
  • D. ORD 2019-8366  An ordinance for the 2019 aggregate tax levy
  • E. ORD 2019-8367  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #2 (Downers Grove Downtown Service Area)
  • F.  ORD 2019-8370  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #6 (Fairview Fire Protection District)

Motion to Adopt Ordinances ORD 2019-8368 and ORD 2019-8369 and ORD 2019-8371 through ORD 2019-8374 (Active Agenda Items G-L)

  • G. ORD 2019-8368  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #4 (Green Acres Subdivision)
  • H. ORD 2019-8369  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #5 (Atwood Subdivision)
  • I.  ORD 2019-8371  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #7 (Dunham Subdivision)
  • J.  ORD 2019-8372  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #8 (Nelson Meadow Subdivision)
  • K.  ORD 2019-8373  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #9 (35th and Saratoga Subdivision)
  • L.  ORD 2019-8374  An ordinance for the levying of taxes for fiscal year commencing on the first day of January 2019 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2019 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #10 (Bridgepoint Downers Grove Subdivision)

Motion to Adopt Ordinances ORD 2019-8375 through ORD 2019-8382 and ORD 2019-8417 (Active Agenda Items M-T)

  • M. ORD 2019-8375  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to the general obligation bonds, series 2010
  • N. ORD 2019-8376  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to the general obligation bonds, series 2010B
  • O. ORD 2019-8377  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to the general obligation bonds, series 2012
  • P.  ORD 2019-8379  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to general obligation refunding bonds, series 2014
  • Q. ORD 2019-8380  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to general obligation refunding bonds, series 2015
  • R. ORD 2019-8381  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to general obligation refunding bonds, series 2016
  • S. ORD 2019-8382  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to general obligation refunding bonds, series 2017
  • T.  ORD 2019-8417  An ordinance abating a portion of the 2019 tax levy related to general obligation bonds, series 2019
First Reading
  • A. ORD 2019-8392 An ordinance amending Chapter 15 of the Municipal Code
  • B. ORD 2019-8391 An ordinance amending zoning ordinance provisions
  • C. ORD 2019-8397 An ordinance rezoning certain property located at 844 Warren Avenue from DB, downtown business, to DB/PUD, downtown business/planned unit development
  • D. ORD 2019-8396 An ordinance amending the zoning ordinance to designate property at 844 Warren Avenue as planned unit development #61 and authorize a restaurant with year round outdoor dining
  • E. MOT 2019-8445 A motion accepting the downtown parking system presentation and reports and referring discussion to the Transportation and Parking Commission and Downtown Management Corporation

December 11, 2019

Transportation and Parking Commission - Canceled

December 12, 2019

Community Events Commission - Canceled

Environmental Concerns Commission -  7:00 p.m. - Committee Room 

Agenda Summary
  • Approval of October 10, 2019 Meeting Minutes
  • Discussion: Review of the role of the ECC